Oneida Words & Phrases

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Owistóhsehli’ kʌ tesatuhutsyu:ni̲

do you want butter?

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tesatuhutsyuni kʌ kʌ́tsi’

Do you want fish?

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katuhkályaks kih

I am hungry

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2. Hʌ né: ki’ kanutunyúhe̲’

Yes I’m thinking about it.

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6. Hʌ́: né: ki’ í:kehlhe̲’

Yes, I wanted to.

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5. Tʌsnanátalihte’ kʌ khále’ ʌsnatsihalʌ kʌ otsíhkwa̲’

Are you going to mash potatoes and cook turnips?

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4. Hʌ́: se’ wah

I sure am!

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3. Sate’wahlutá:ne’ kʌ skawihló:wan̲e̲’

are you going to roast a turkey?

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2. Hʌ́: né: ki’ kanutunyú:he̲’

yes, I am thinking about it.

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1. Satekhwalá:ne’ kʌ ni’isé: tsi’ náhte’ yutanuhelá:tuhe̲’

Are you going to have a thanksgiving feast?